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Celebrations

  • Cemetery marked as ‘pioneer’
  • Prewitt graduates basic training

    Air Force Airman 1st Class Louis D. Prewitt graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

  • Zehnder wedding

    Leah Mitchell and John Zehnder were married May 16, 2015 at Twelve Oaks Farm in Sharpsburg, Maryland.

    Parents of the bride are Mark and Kristi Mitchell of Rohrersville, Maryland. The groom is the son of Matt and Ellen Zehnder of Shelbyville.

    Lee Quinn, the groom's uncle,officiated the ceremony.

    The bride was given in marriage by her parents.

    Maid of honor was Brigid Eshbaugh of Apex, North Carolina.

    Best man was Aaron Zehnder of Shelbyville, the groom's brother.

    The couple will reside in Lexington.

  • Hinkle wedding

    Sarah Hanrahan and Jacob Hinkle were married June 27, 2015, at Nederland, Colo.

    Parents of the bride are David and Grace Hanrahan of Huntington, N.Y. The groom is the son of Ron and Debbie Hinkle of Bagdad.

    Roni Choudhuryofficiated the ceremony. The bride was given in marriage by David Hanrahan.

    A reception was held at Stage Stop, Rollinsville, Colo.

    The couple will reside in Denver.

  • Best of Cruise trophy to Imel

    The Shelby County Car Club had a cruise-in at O’Brien Ford. Mark Grin of O’Brien Ford presented the Best of Cruise trophy to Phil Imel for his 1938 Chevrolet Pick-up. The next cruise will be Downtown Shelbyville on June 25.

  • Birth: Ritchey son

    Mark and Beverly Ritcheyof Shelbyville announce the birth of their second child, a son, on Feb. 27, 2015, at Norton Women's and Kosair Children's Hospital. He has been named Caleb Samuel Ritchey and has a 17-year-old sister, Cassie. He weighed 8 pounds and 6 ounces and was 19.5 inches long.

    Grandparent is Rebecca Ritchey of Lexington.

  • 69th anniversary: Gilbert and Louise Morris

    Gilbert and Louise Morris have been married for 69 years. The couple was married on July 6, 1946 by the Rev. O.S. Gardner in the parsonage of the Olive Branch Methodist Church, which was then located on Main Street in Shelbyville.

    They are still living on the farm they purchased in 1956 where they once had a dairy, grew tobacco, corn and hay.

    He raised beef cattle after ending his dairy operation and kept cattle until his 90th year. He worked at the Shelby County Road Department, starting after he turned 65. He retired after his 80th birthday.

  • 55th anniversary: Carol and C.T. Shouse

    Carol and C.T. Shouse of Waddy have been married for 55 years. The couple was married on July 16, 1960, at the home of Rev. and Mrs. Rufus Burk in Waddy.

    She is a homemaker and the former Carol Stewart of Hatton.

    He is a retired foreman of the Department of Transportation District 5 and heavy equipment operator.

    They are members of the New Life Baptist Church of Waddy and parents of David Shouse of Waddy, Wesley Shouse of Waddy and Laurie Raisor (Glen) of Henry County. They have nine grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

  • Kevin Stivers is Little Mister

    The 2015 Shelby County Fair Little Mister’s name on Page B3 of the June 24 issue of The Sentinel-News was listed incorrectly. The Little Mister winner was Kevin Stivers.

  • 4th of July in Mount Eden